Alejandro Valverde wins his fourth Liège-Bastogne-Liège title one day after fellow racer Michele Scarponi was killed while training.
Alejandro Valverde took his fourth career victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège, winning Belgium’s oldest one-day classic ahead of Dan Martin (Quick-Step Floors) after a frantic chase to the line. The victory came 11 years after Valverde took his first win at the race affectionately called “La Doyenne.” Valverde, 36, is now tied with Italian rider Moreno Argentin with […]
The spring classics end Sunday with a flourish over the Belgians Ardennes. The cobble-bashers are all licking their wounds and resting their legs (except for Paris-Roubaix winner Greg Van Avermaet, of course), so the climbers and puncheurs take center-stage at Liège-Bastogne-Liège. The oldest monument in cycling — the original race was held all the way […]
The Belgian has enjoyed a solid spring season thus far, and he has the potential to eventually win all five of cycling's monuments.
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